Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on 25 Jul 7:13 pm (GMT +12) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on 25 Jul 7:13 pm (GMT +12)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

25 Jul 07:18 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
25 Jul 07:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7.
25 Jul 07:22: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 5.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 33.0 km (from 0 to 21 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 184 km (114 mi) towards E.
25 Jul 07:26: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Date & time: Jul 25, 2021 07:13:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 25 Jul 7:13 pm (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.90135°S / 176.50972°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 29.901°N / 3.49°E
Nearest volcano: Raoul Island (153 km / 95 mi)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17.5°C (63 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.133 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
5.136 kmNew Zealand: Kermadec Islands RegionGFZ
5.210 kmNew Zealand: Near AucklandRENASS
5.135 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandGeoAu
5.247 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandUSGS
4.9246 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
One Tree Point, bream bay, Whangarei / not felt
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes)

  • 26 Jul 2021 00:04 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 Jul 2021 16:07 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 Jul 2021 10:16 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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